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Moving During the School Year
  •   Moving during the school year is not an ideal situation. But sometimes it cannot be avoided – for instance, if you’ve had a job change. While relocating during the school year can be disruptive, there are steps you can…
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Moving During the School Year

Generation Z Already on the Home Purchasing Track
  •   And they’re off…! Generation Z and Millennials Face a Marathon Housing Race Ready? Set? It will soon be a neck-and-neck race between Generation Z and Millennials as to which generation purchases the most affordably priced homes the fastest. However,…
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Generation Z Already on the Home Purchasing Track

Why Use a Real Estate Agent?
  • Whether you’re buying or selling a home, you’ve probably considered whether or not it’s really necessary to work with a professional real estate agent. With so much information available online, isn’t it possible to go through the process alone? While…
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Why Use a Real Estate Agent?

Selling Your Home in the Fall
  • Know your buyers When selling in the fall, it’s important to understand who the most likely buyers are going to be. This allows you to target your efforts for the appropriate audience. Most families with schoolchildren probably made moves during…
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Selling Your Home in the Fall

Agent Spotlight: Melissa Govedarica
  • Watch Melissa’s Video > Highly trained and incredibly organized real estate specialist Melissa Govedarica brings nearly 30 years of successful experience to the Sergio & Banks team. An industry powerhouse, Melissa has been listed among the Top 1% of producer…
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Agent Spotlight: Melissa Govedarica

Unbelievable Real Estate Stories
  • You can’t work with clients day-after-day, as a realtor, and not encounter some pretty amusing and crazy situations . As the saying goes, “You can’t make this stuff up!” The following is a colorful collage of unbelievable stories and real…
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Unbelievable Real Estate Stories

A Top Chicago Developer, Kris Doliwa, Talks About Futuristic Home Amenities, Tips & Trends.
  • FUTURISTIC AMENITIES IN NEW PROPERTIES MAKES HOME OWNERSHIP FUN!! As a kid, you may have watched the space-age cartoon show, “The Jetsons” and were captivated by its many gadgets, robots, and flying cars that made domestic chores and everyday life…
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A Top Chicago Developer, Kris Doliwa, Talks About Futuristic Home Amenities, Tips & Trends.

5 Tips to Prep Your Home for Spring Sale
  • Planning to sell your old home this spring for something new? Start writing that TO DO List now. Prepping your home for sale is not something that can be knocked off in a DIY weekend or two. Instead, start thinking…
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5 Tips to Prep Your Home for Spring Sale

Housing Market Shows Strength
  • There were slightly fewer rising housing markets in the second quarter compared to the first three months of this year, when price gains were recorded in 87 percent of metro areas. Twenty-five metro areas in the second quarter (14 percent) experienced…
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Housing Market Shows Strength

From the Illinois Association of REALTORS® (IAR) Springfield, IL
  • Illinois home sales, prices climb higher in June and first half of 2016 SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Homebuyer demand drove sales and prices higher in June and marked a strong first half of the year for the Illinois housing market, according…
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From the Illinois Association of REALTORS® (IAR) Springfield, IL